Atlantis launched one final time
The Space Shuttle launched from KSC, one final time, a beautiful spectacle live on NASA TV in HD, 4.5 Million pounds of hardware and humans ascending into the sky on their way to the International Space Station. Unfortunately the weather in St. Petersburg didn’t allow me to watch the launch live in the sky.
After 135 launches, many of which I watched live and in person, I admit I am getting a little sentimental. What is most amazing is the feeling I get from events like these, enthusiasm crossing race, gender, religion, political orientation, for a few minutes all minds focused on just one thing.